debarkation


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Synonyms for debarkation

the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft

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B Company, 1-23 IN executed a simulated air movement to Miami Aerial Port of Debarkation (APOD).
The port served as the "North Westlandian Seaport of Debarkation (SPOD)" during the exercise.
Wind was in the air as AMAA buses pulled into the debarkation zone at Hopkinton High School on Marathon Monday.
In the first contingency response mission for the JTF-PO Sea Port of Debarkation team, the JTF-PO proved its mettle, opening the port at Port-au-Prince, managing operations above and beyond their mission requirements, and gaining crucial experiences to apply to their next challenge.
This was attributed to a number of factors--some reports blame a workers' strike in Halifax, others say that the Canadian rail system was inadequate to move large numbers of troops from the debarkation ports.
He was allowed on to an aircraft at his point of debarkation without even having a passport.
Some of their tasks included tracking and supporting all Joint operations with appropriate munitions requirements; evaluating primary and alternate air and sea ports of debarkation for ability to support munitions movements based on possible scenarios; ensuring host nation support for security, fuel, and vehicles for passenger and cargo movement; creating beddown maps for personnel, equipment and aircraft; tracking daily theater-wide fuel requirements for all Joint forces; evaluating ramp space at all bases to ensure parking availability for aircraft beddown; and addressing the possible use of alternate fuels.
The reception phase is the arrival of forces at air- and seaports of debarkation (PODs).
But in people who suffer from debarkation sickness, the brain never seems to readapt.
We were headed back to the same anchorage point (off the coast of Kuwait) we had used during the debarkation five months earlier.
It's a symbolic debarkation point whereby if you're entering from Eugene, you're leaving the Land of Enlightenment for the City that Skoal Built.
military staging bases in Iraq, and to remove bottlenecks at ports of debarkation that can hold up deliveries for days or weeks.
Debarkation will be quicker and cleaner, and, after a week or so on a salvage vessel, you'll be glad you were organized better.